NCSA staff who would like to submit an item for the calendar can email email@example.com.
The Linux Clusters Institute (LCI) is holding an Introductory-level workshop at Dartmouth
College in Hanover, NH on August 22–26. If you are a Linux system administrator new
to HPC, this is the workshop for you!
Nancy Toff, an academic and trade history editor with a wide-ranging portfolio and
long experience, will demystify the work of the university press. She will explain
what editors look for in book proposals and manuscripts, how to prepare and submit
a proposal, and how to work with all departments of a university press to produce
the best possible book.
Awadagin Pratt: Black in America is a one-hour presentation by the internationally
renowned pianist combining live musical performance, autobiographical narrative, and
silent film with recorded piano accompaniment.
Join staff from the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) to learn about our undergraduate
internship opportunities, deadlines, and application tips. We'll make a brief presentation
about the various openings and then allow some time for Q & A.
We hope you will join us for an opening reception at Levis Faculty Center on the afternoon
of September 15. Join us on the back patio to gather with the humanities community
Come to our info session on Sept. 21 to learn more about the Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship
Workshop. The deadline to apply for the workshop is Sept. 30.
The rapid spread of misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic has increased calls
for news literacy to help reduce endorsement of misinformation, conspiracy theories,
and other falsehoods.
SocialFuse: The event where you can pitch your startup idea, network, and find teammates.
Or sit back and check things out!
Apply to spend a week in Silicon Valley during winter break visiting startups and
leading technology companies featuring entrepreneurial UIUC alumni. Application deadline:
Friday, Sept. 30.
David Rosenboom will present concrete examples from his more than five decades of
pioneering work in propositional music illustrating how testable theoretical models
in science and process-based what-if models in speculative arts can converge to mutual
advantage in the new artscience.
Professor Gruebele will discuss a few topics of current interest, ranging from specialization
in science, to grand discoveries waiting to happen, to how making and using fossil
fuels better is a big part of the equation, or the fundamental-applied pendulum that
is currently swinging ‘applied.'
Matt García will discuss what it means to conduct research about farmworkers from
the top-down and bottom-up, centering the experiences of workers.
Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Circle, The Monk of Mokha,
What is the What, A Hologram for the King, and The Lifters. He is founder of McSweeney’s,
an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a humor
website, and a journal of new writing, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
Presented by the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology and cosponsored by HRI.
More information coming soon!